Emily Watson

  • Film

    May 1, 2014

    In the Case of Belle, the Painting Is Better Than the Film

    Belle's inspiration is glorious — the movie, not quite.

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    January 4, 2007

    Miss Congeniality

    Beatrix Potter gets an extreme makeover

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    May 25, 2006

    The Bad Seeds

    Nick Cave pens a new breed of revisionist western

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    October 20, 2005

    Truth Syrup

    An intriguing cover-up tale melts into a melodramatic mess

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    September 22, 2005

    Love in Gloom

    Tim Burton is dead-on again in the darkly delightful Corpse Bride

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    December 5, 2002

    Off Balance

    Human feelings are lethal in the childish Equilibrium

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    October 17, 2002

    Happy Gilmore Gets Serious

    Adam Sandler is deliberately disturbing in Punch-Drunk Love

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    October 3, 2002

    Flesh for Fantasy

    Dreamy Red Dragon completes the Hannibal boxed set

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    January 10, 2002

    Get a Clue

    Robert Altman revives his rep with an old-fashioned murder mystery

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Better in Pairs

    Generally a letdown, the year in film offered some well-crafted works that are best viewed as double features

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    July 13, 2000

    Whistlin' Trixie

    You'll lap it up as the title character in Alan Rudolph's quirky comedy trips over her own tongue

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    January 20, 2000

    Ambition Overload

    Tim Robbins's Cradle Will Rock only feels like it's re-creating the '30s a day at a time

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    January 20, 2000

    Poor, Pitiful Me

    Even the great Alan Parker can't save Angela's Ashes from sappy self-absorption

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    January 14, 1999

    Twisted Sisters

    Sibling rivalry and love form the complex Hilary and Jackie

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    January 8, 1998

    More Troubles

    As The Boxer, Daniel Day-Lewis K.O.'s a weak script